CHICAGO, March 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Coined the "the Davos of Impact Investing", Big Path Capital will host its 5th Impact Capitalism Summit (ICS) in Chicago, April 26-27. ICS represents the largest gathering of family offices, foundations, and institutional investors taking a portfolio approach toward Impact Investing globally.
The Summit brings together over 300 family offices, foundations, asset managers, and fund managers to explore SmarterMoney+™ – the mutual achievement of return and impact across asset classes.
Shawn Lesser, co-founder of Big Path Capital & the Impact Capitalism Summit comments, "ICS is where the true leaders of Impact Investing gather. Leaders in the space have keynoted the event including Deval Patrick of Bain Capital, Sir Ronald Cohen of Big Society Capital, and Michael Sonnenfeldt of Tiger 21. We are thrilled that Nancy Pfund and Jean Case will keynote the April event."
Speakers for the 5th ICS include:
- Goldman Sachs
- Bain Capital
- Confluence Philanthropy
- Rockefeller Asset Management
- Ford Foundation
- The CAPROCK Group
- Morgan Stanley
- Mercer (US) Inc.
- Northern Trust Asset Management
Matthew Weatherly-White, Managing Director of The CAPROCK Group, a $3Bn multi-family office spoke of the 4th ICS. "It was invaluable to attend the Summit. This is the one conference with the greatest concentration of people who are shaping the institutional response to the demand for impact investing worldwide."
The Impact Capitalism Summit is the essential gathering place for investors serious about taking a portfolio approach toward impact investing. Michael Whelchel, co-founder of Big Path Capital & the Impact Capitalism Summit series, points out, "This exclusive event has tripled in attendance driven both by the quality networking and the market return approach toward impact investing we call SmarterMoney+™, that is maximizing return and maximizing impact."
About Big Path Capital
Leveraging one of the largest global networks in Impact Investing, Big Path Capital assists impact companies and funds to ensure mission preservation across financial transactions, including acquisitions, mergers, and capital raises. Other Big Path initiatives include the Impact & Sustainable Trade Missions and the Five Fund Forum.
Disclaimer: Investing banking services are provided by Intellivest Securities, Inc. a member of FINRA and SIPC. The presentations given by fund managers at the Summit do not constitute an offering of securities. Such an offer may only be made in compliance with disclosure and delivery requirements under applicable, securities laws and will be limited to prescribed categories of investors.
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